The ocean sunfish is considered a ‘vulnerable’ or ‘threatened’ species
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines (Mar. 4, 2017) — Three fishermen are under investigation for catching an ocean sunfish in Tañon Strait, the biggest protected marine area in the country. Continue reading Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area
From January 1 to August 6 this year, a total of 2,520 dengue cases have been reported – a 197% increase compared to the same period in 2015
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2016) — Dengue cases in Negros Occidental have increased dramatically, causing alarm to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). Continue reading Dengue cases approach epidemic threshold in Negros Occidental
The dry spell affects 7,080 farmers, 44 fisherfolk and 7,909 sugar planters in 136 barangays of 21 towns and cities in the province
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines (Apr. 28, 2016) — The province of Negros Occidental has declared a state of calamity after incurring P407 million worth of losses in agro-fishery. Continue reading Negros Occidental declares state of calamity due to El Niño
The solar farm in Cadiz City promises a production capacity of 280-MW, and is expected to generate annual revenues of P45 million for the local government
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines (Mar. 3, 2016) — The 132.5-megawatt solar farm in Cadiz City opened Thursday, March 3.
Continue reading Southeast Asia’s biggest solar farm opens in Negros Occidental
Sugarcane plantations covered by Southern Negros Development Corporation and Daconcogon Sugar Central have been hit the hardest
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines (Jan. 22, 2016) — The continuing dry spell in Negros Occidental has resulted to P143.7 million ($3 million) worth of damage to crops and livestocks.
Continue reading Negros Occidental drought damages P143M worth of crops, livestocks